Weather Contributes to Two-Vehicle Crash Sunday

MADISON - Rain and high winds that passed through the area yesterday (Sunday) probably contributed to an accident south of Norfolk. Madison County Sheriff Vern Hjorth reports that Michael Berger of Pierce pulled onto Highway 81 from 555th Avenue into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Manuel Solorio of Madison. Hjorth says strong winds and heavy rain are believed to be a factor in the accident, which occurred just after 2 p.m. Sunday. Both men sustained minor injuries and were transported to Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.